Mega developmental projects are under focus of J&K administration and recently the Chief Secretary reviewed progress of these projects which are at the different levels of completion.
During the review meeting he urged completion of developmental projects as per original schedule; directed development of 75 tourist destinations with niche products/features.
He laid emphasis on connecting all mandis to e-NAM for integration with the national market grid and said that it would be a game changer for the trade and commerce in Jammu and Kashmir.
He directed the completion of infrastructural works of government medical colleges at Kathua, Doda, Anantnag, Baramulla, and the State Cancer Institute, Jammu by December 2021.
He urged the line department/executing agencies to expedite the completion of work of Bone and Joint Hospital, Bakshi Nagar Jammu, AIIMS Awantipora, and Gynecological Block at Lal Ded Hospital in line with the original completion schedules.
He directed the Mubarak Mandi Heritage Society to complete the works related to landscaping, conservation, repairs and renovation, and installation of vertical lift between the cable car project and Mubarak Mandi complex within one year.
The Society was also advised to develop a food court, local craft bazaar, besides making arrangements for light and sound show/laser show at the complex to boost tourist footfall at the heritage site.